BOOK COVERS

Book covers and ephemera from the collection of the tumblr “Jell-O Biafra Says” Joe started “Jell-O Biafra Says” in March 2013 and has already posted 1767 scans from his towering thrift store hoard. Here’s a selection of my faves. (In case you are wondering: “this tumblr is not affiliated with mr. jello biafra…or kraft jell-o.”) Push Comes to Shove (1970) see the original post on Jell-o Biafra Says A Survey of Chemical and Biological Warfare (1969) see the original post on Jell-o Biafra Says The Nature of Violent Storms Anchor Science Study Series paperbacks (1959-1961) cover designs by George Giusti see the original post on Jell-o Biafra Says Two Novels by Nathaniel West (1971 ed.) Cover design by Ellen Raskin see the original post on Jell-o Biafra Says Interstellar Communication: Scientific Perspectives (1974) see the original post on Jell-o Biafra Says Nihilists (1969 ed.) see the original post on Jell-o Biafra Says Iron Men and their Dogs (1941) see the original post on Jell-o Biafra Says Threepenny Novel (1960 ed.) see the original post on Jell-o Biafra Says Also see my Oct. 2012 post on the rororo series The Sound of the Mountain (1974 ed.) Cover illustration by Barney Wan see the original post on Jell-o Biafra Says The Leper King (1957) see the original post on Jell-o Biafra Says Britain at War (1941) signed McKnight Kauffer [E. McKnight Kauffer on 50 Watts] see the original post on Jell-o Biafra Says Malone Dies (1956) [looks like a Kuhlman] see the original post on Jell-o Biafra Says The Human Use of Human Beings (1954 ed.) Cover design by George Giusti see the original post on Jell-o Biafra Says Management Thinkers (1970) see the original post on Jell-o Biafra Says Discourse on Thinking (1969 ed.) Cover design by Roger Hane see the original post on Jell-o Biafra Says Printing (1948), illustrated by Jack Brough) see the original post on Jell-o Biafra Says Design as Art (1971 ed.) Cover illustration by Bruno Munari see the original post on Jell-o Biafra Says The Last and First Men / Last Men in London (1973 ed.) Cover design by David Pelham see the original post on Jell-o Biafra Says The Sioux Spaceman (1960) see the original post on Jell-o Biafra Says Birds of New Jersey (1999) see the original post on Jell-o Biafra Says Turtle Geometry (1984 ed.) see the original post on Jell-o Biafra Says Digital Computer System Principles (1967) see the original post on Jell-o Biafra Says Chemistry and You (1957) see the original post on Jell-o Biafra Says The Advance of the Fungi (1962 ed.) see the original post on Jell-o Biafra Says Automation (1965) vs Automation (1966)

Marine Society bookplate see the original post on Jell-o Biafra Says James Scott Memorial Fountain, Belle Isle Park, Detroit (postcard, c1930s) — “different days” as Joe says see the original post on Jell-o Biafra Says Feather image representing Kukailimoku, god of war (postcard, n.d.) see the

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“Facial expressions in different motivational contexts” from Understanding Your Cat (1977 ed.) see the original post on Jell-o Biafra Says Previously: Stacks of Books Crushing Me one and two See all book cover posts on 50 Watts This post first appeared on February 12, 2014 on 50 Watts

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